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Row over Breivik massacre threatens Norway's justice minister, cabinet


OSLO Norway's opposition Centre Party said on Friday it would join three left-wing parties in backing a no-confidence motion against Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug, heightening the risk that the minority cabinet will fall.

Norway's Kongsberg Gruppen in $1.9 billion Qatar weapons deal

OSLO Norwegian defense contractor Kongsberg Gruppen has signed a letter of intent to supply equipment for military vehicles in Qatar worth up to 15 billion Norwegian crowns ($1.93 billion), its largest deal to date, the company said on Tuesday.

World, Mar 13 2018

Norwegian political storm evokes Trump and Breivik

OSLO A government minister has rocked Norway's traditionally consensual politics by accusing the opposition Labour Party - a target of the country's worst peacetime massacre - of putting terrorists' rights before national security.

World, Mar 12 2018

Norway's wealth fund may expand emissions blacklist to more companies

OSLO The ethics watchdog for Norway's $1-trillion sovereign wealth may blacklist more companies that produce too much greenhouse gas by scrutinizing more industry sectors, including shipping and power.

Environment, Mar 08 2018

As its wealth fund goes green, Norway's firms struggle to keep up

OSLO Many Norwegian companies lag high standards for reporting their impact on the environment that the Nordic nation's $1 trillion wealth fund is championing abroad in 2018.

Environment, Mar 05 2018

Norway set to ban semi-automatic weapons

OSLO Norway is set to ban semi-automatic weapons almost seven years after a far right-wing extremist killed 77 people in a bomb and shooting rampage, the deputy leader of parliament's justice committee said on Thursday.

World, Mar 01 2018

'We are overwhelmed,' senior refugee official says of east Congo crisis

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo A humanitarian disaster in eastern Congo is quickly worsening as aid agencies have been forced to pull back due to growing insecurity and slashed budgets, the head of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said on Wednesday.

Exclusive: EU antitrust regulators to fine NYK, Wilhelmsen, other car shipping firms - sources

BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators are set to fine Nippon Yusen KK (NYK) and several other Japanese shippers as well as Norwegian Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA (WWL) in the coming weeks for rigging bids for shipping cars, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Japan, Feb 12 2018

Prince William, Kate kick off Nordic visit with bandy shootout

STOCKHOLM Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, who is expecting the couple's third child in April, started a four-day visit to Sweden and Norway on Tuesday, hitting the ice in a Stockholm park to try out the sport of bandy. | Video

World, Jan 31 2018

Irish PM says wants 'Norway-plus' Brexit deal with UK

DUBLIN Ireland would like Britain's relationship with the European Union to be closer than that of non-member Norway, but it will have to be a specific agreement as there is no precedent for the relationship, Ireland's prime minister said on Thursday.

World, Ireland, Davos Jan 25 2018